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Trump signs new law on Tibet

Beijing: China has warned the US that it would take “forceful measures” to resolutely safeguard its own interests after President…

Church will ‘never again’ ignore abuse accusations: Pope

Vatican City: Pope Francis vowed Friday that the Catholic Church will never again treat abuse allegations without “seriousness and promptness”,…

Post-Brexit visa strategy to benefit Indians

LONDON: The UK government has unveiled its post-Brexit visas and immigration strategy that removes any cap on highly-skilled migrants, a…

US does not want to be policeman of the Middle East, says Trump

WASHINGTON: The United States does not want to be the “Policeman” of the Middle East, US President Donald Trump tweeted…

India relaxes visa norms for Chinese nationals

BEIJING: India on Thursday announced it would further relax visa norms for Chinese nationals by extending e-visa facility to those…

China, US to hold fresh trade talks in January

BEIJING: China and the US will hold fresh trade negotiations in January, with both parties having already exchanged points of…

Sri Lankan President unveils new Cabinet

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena unveiled a new Cabinet on Thursday, days after Ranil Wickremesinghe was reinstated as Prime…

Judge declines to throw out Harvey Weinstein case

NEW YORK: A New York judge declined to dismiss sexual assault charges against Harvey Weinstein Thursday, rejecting the latest push…

US pulling out troops from Syria

WASHINGTON: The US has started withdrawing its troops from Syria, the White House said on Wednesday, asserting that it has…

Mallya intends to appeal against UK court’s extradition verdict

London: Vijay Mallya intends to file an application to appeal against a British court’s verdict in favour of his extradition…